ANTIPOLO, Rizal, Nov. 22 (PIA) — Rizal Gov. Jun Ynares III handed out financial assistance worth P40,000 distributed to 20 families affected by a fire that gutted their homes in this city.
Aside from the financial assistance, the provincial government swiftly provided food and clothing to the affected families. Two individuals were also brought to the hospital for burn injuries.
The cause of fire was blamed to an unattended lighted candle.
“Salamat po ng marami kay Gov. at hindi niya kami pinabayaan. Ipinangako din niyang tutulong sa pagpapatayo ng mga nasunog naming bahay. Napakabait n’ya talaga. (We are thankful to Gov because he didn’t abandon us. He even promised to help us rebuild our houses. He is really kind-hearted),” remarked a women.
Ynares said that the assistance being extended by the provincial government to his constituents will not be superficial. He will see to it that these families can truly rebuild their lives. (PIO-Rizal)